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Driver Dispatcher – Materials Courier Logistics – Apopka in Apopka, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Job Description

Driver Dispatcher – Materials Courier Logistics – Apopka

AdventHealth Apopka seeks to hire a Driver Dispatcher who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

AdventHealth Apopka is just 12 miles northwest of Orlando, with a small, yet advanced, 50-bed campus. AdventHealth Apopka offers employees a flexible and supportive environment that allows for hands-on experience as part of a closely connected staff that feels more like family. The size of our facility promotes a welcoming environment, where you can get to know your peers, the support staff, and our leadership team.

Department Profile:

AdventHealth Courier Logistics is a new department whose main focus is the development and improvement of Supply Chain Management Logistics. Our role is to offer support to all AdventHealth Facilities and its caregivers. Our team’s emphasis is placed on offering excellent customer service and transporting and delivering goods in an efficient and timely manner.

Work Hours/Shifts:

Sunday through Saturday; Flexible Hours

Job Summary:

The Driver – Dispatcher will be cross-trained to perform multiple functions, including those of the Dispatcher – Courier Logistics, Driver – Courier Logistics and the Driver – Warehouse positions. This position requires the exercise of independent judgment. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks, assignments and roles
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Hospital personnel
  • Ability to resolve with customer’s basic delivery problems
  • Ability to work with people
  • Ability to work for internal and external departments
  • Ability to work under stress and meet deadlines
  • Ability to use Hospital gas services and computer system
  • Knowledge of Orlando and surrounding areas
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations
  • High school graduate or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Previous courier experience (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • A valid Florida commercial driver license, Class B, and driving record in accordance with AdventHealth policy
  • Valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Uses functions of computer system, bar code readers, fax machine, copier and scanner.
  • Safely transports biological specimens and related paperwork, equipment, supplies, reports and similar items according to department expectations and as scheduled. Responsibilities also to include all principal duties and responsibilities outlined in the Driver- Courier Logistics job description.
  • Coordinates routine and STAT lab and non-lab pickups. Educates customer on various shipping services. Monitors drivers for punctuality and responsiveness. Responsibilities also to include all principal duties and responsibilities outlined in the Dispatcher- Courier Logistics job description.
  • Safely drives 24 ft vans and commercial trucks, utilizing knowledge of the Orlando area and roads for efficient operation of the vehicles and delivery of the supplies. Responsibilities also to include all principal duties and responsibilities outlined in the Driver - Warehouse job description.
  • Meets with Supervisor, Manager and Director as scheduled. Notifies Supervisor of any traffic tickets or accidents immediately. Communicates any discrepancies or irregularities to management. Provides resolution to customer service issues within guidelines, referring issues appropriately to administrative staff for follow-up.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure smooth operation of the department.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Driver Dispatcher opportunity with AdventHealth Apopka and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Dispatcher, Transportation, Apopka

Position Location:  Apopka
Job:  Facilities Services / Housekeeping / Security
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Apopka
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Apr 17, 2019, 4:37:26 PM

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